Re: Preserving Hostname/DNS Name

On Wed, 2006-12-27 at 20:25 -0800, Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:
> I have network manager setup under Gentoo - it was pretty easy.
> rc-update del net.eth0
> rc-update del net.eth1
> then cleaned up the scripts themself (rm /etc/init.d/net.eth*)
> After that all is well, except two things.
> a. I use Gnome.  After connecting to a wireless network, my machine
> takes whatever hostname is given, thus borking my gnome session.  I
> have to logout then in, and everything works.
> b. It doesn't (seem to) provide a faculty for retaining WEP keys.

Keys should be retained in the GNOME keyring.  I have to enter my
password to unlock the keyring after logging in, but NM will
automatically connect to my home network with the saved key.

-- Matt Good

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